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Mary Catherine Wyer, 95, of Georgetown, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at North Logan Health Care, Danville.
She was born in Cayuga, Ind., on June 29, 1921, the daughter of Ernest and Irene Newell.
She was united in marriage to Paul R. Wyer on January 3, 1937, until his passing in 1979.
She is survived by her son, Marvin (Mary) Wyer of Georgetown; her daughter, Sharon Murdock; her grandchildren, Paula (Larry) Thompson, James (Sheila) Murdock, Timothy Wyer and Mark (Lisa) Wyer; her great-grandchildren, Heather, Stephanie and Ethan (Elizabeth) Wyer, Emily (Charlie) Powell and Clay Thompson, Kimberly Crunk, Elizabeth (Ben) Rau, Michelle (Brian) Lehnen, Eric (Regina) Wyer, Lindsee (Jordan) Decker, Chad (Lisa) Rossiter, Tosha Rossiter and Valerie Miller; and her 24 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul; her brothers, Hartzel, Forest, Fred, Kermit, Winford, Wayne and Freeman Newell; her sisters, Ethel, Myrtle and Gladys; her grandsons, Stephen Wyer and Kenneth Murdock; her son-in-law, Billy Murdock; and one great grandson, Bruce Rossiter.
Mary was a member of Georgetown Church of the Nazarene. She was known to keep a neat and tidy home and loved taking care of her family. She enjoyed watching sports and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan and a fan of the Chicago Bears. She loved to go to her kids' games. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
A celebration of Mary's life will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West St., Georgetown, with Pastor Garry Farris officiating. Visitation will be noon-1 p.m. Friday prior to her service at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in Forest Park Cemetery, Georgetown.
Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on October 25, 2016
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